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Travel Advisory | Overnight lane reductions on Alaskan Way between Columbia and Madison streets begin September 19

We are happy to announce that the Waterfront Seattle Program team is reaching another exciting construction phase! Starting overnight on Monday, September 19, assembly of the falsework to support the new Marion St Bridge will be installed over Alaskan Way. This falsework, or temporary support structure, will allow for work… [ Keep reading ]

Load testing complete; West Seattle Bridge remains on track to reopen Sunday, Sept. 18

This week, we completed our load testing process on the West Seattle Bridge, bringing us another step closer to reopening the bridge to the public in just 4 days! This blog post highlights the ways we continue to frequently monitor, inspect, and test the bridge to ensure it stays safely… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Construction starts this month on Green Lake Outer Loop project and new bike lane along Aurora Ave N

We are excited that this month we expect to begin construction of a new bike lane on Aurora Ave N, along the western edge of Green Lake! The Green Lake Outer Loop project will complete the outer biking path around Green Lake to complement the historic inner path along the… [ Keep reading ]

Ahead of the September 18 reopening, crews are finishing up major maintenance work on the West Seattle Bridge

Construction crews on the West Seattle Bridge are finishing several key maintenance activities. While crews were hard at work on final bridge repairs – including epoxy crack injection, carbon-fiber wrapping, and a new post-tensioning system – we also completed various maintenance activities to prepare the bridge for reopening. By completing… Filed Under: SDOT, Traffic and Construction, West Seattle BridgeTagged With: , , , , , ,

It’s Slurry Seal season! Check out the 100+ blocks of streets we’ve resurfaced this year and the smooth, shiny results! 

Editor’s note: Updated to include more photos of work! It’s the smoothest, shiniest time of the year: Slurry Seal season! We’ve just finished up our Slurry Seal work for the year and are excited to show off the results. With this protective coating, we can quickly smooth streets and extend… [ Keep reading ]

Best of the Month | Honoring the Americans with Disabilities Act, designing a better Aurora Ave N, exploring Seattle’s bridges, and more! 

In case you missed it, we’re sharing highlights from the SDOT Blog each month. Here are some of our top blog posts from August. SDOT Blog Monthly Highlights – August 2022  In honor of the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, here are some ways we help make Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Happy Labor Day weekend, Seattle! Here’s our last roundup of weekend travel tips for the summer.

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Trans Pride Seattle PAX West Bratfest National Cinema Day Bicycle Weekend on Lake Washington Boulevard Home games for Seattle sports Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources It’s officially September, and summer… [ Keep reading ]

We’ve removed the hanging work platforms from the West Seattle Bridge as we near completion of repairs and get ready for September 18 reopening

Over the weekend, West Seattle Bridge construction crews removed the final two hanging work platforms that were attached to the bridge for repair access. Removing the work platforms signals repair work is nearing completion as we prepare to reopen the bridge on Sunday, September 18. The work platforms were lifted… [ Keep reading ]

Soak up the last of summer with these fun events! Our travel tips will help you get there. 

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic:  Tibet Fest  Scooped! Ice Cream Festival  HangarFest  Seattle Folklorico Festival  Mariners home games Construction snapshot  Transit and trip planning resources  Happy weekend, Seattle! It’s hard to believe, but August is already winding… [ Keep reading ]

It’s going to be another sunny weekend! Consider walking, taking transit, or riding a bike or scooter share to these community events 

Please note – You can click any of the drop-down links to go directly to a specific topic: Seafair Float Concert Emerald City Comic Con Big Day of Play Celebrate Little Saigon Bicycle Weekend on Lake Washington Boulevard Construction snapshot Transit and trip planning resources Seattle, we’ve got another nice… [ Keep reading ]